Wortwhile Reads: Hijab Series

A Sober Second Look, a convert to Islam in the 1980s who has since deconverted, is doing a series on the Hijab. Every time I read her blog I am fascinated by how very similar fundamentalism is across religions, especially when it comes to gender.

Hijab, “empowerment” and “choice”—the sunny side

Hijab, “empowerment” and “choice”—the darker side

Hijab and our daughters

Hijab and our daughters–II

Hijab, privilege and “choice”

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About Libby Anne

Libby Anne grew up in a large evangelical homeschool family highly involved in the Christian Right. College turned her world upside down, and she is today an atheist, a feminist, and a progressive. She blogs about leaving religion, her experience with the Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull movements, the detrimental effects of the "purity culture," the contradictions of conservative politics, and the importance of feminism.


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